Child Protective Services Statistical Report
April 2007

  Current
month
Prior
month
Year
ago
Fiscal
YTD
%Change
1 Year
Emergency Response
Emergency Response referrals received-families 1,036 1,102 837 9,630 24%
Emergency Response referrals received-children 1,853 2,079 1,344 16,965 38%
  ER Referral children referred for investigation 1,489 1,495 923 12,858 61%
  ER Evaluated Outs 364 584 421 4,107 -14%
Breakdown of Dispositions (ER, Phone Room, CIU) 1,705 2,096 1,472 16,884 16%
  Sexual Abuse 135 185 129 1,494 5%
  Physical Abuse 215 283 158 2,214 36%
  Severe Neglect 15 10 3 106 400%
  General Neglect 1,128 1,372 1,049 10,790 8%
  Emotional Abuse (also Dom Viol cases) 67 106 24 993 179%
  Exploitation 0 0 1 6 -100%
  Caretaker Absence/Incapacity (also Pos Tox) 26 30 41 371 -37%
  At Risk, Substantial Risk, Invalid 119 110 67 911 78%
Jamison
Number of children admitted to Jamison 241 302 226 2,173 7%
  Protective Custody/New Intakes 222 276 201 1,973 10%
  Change of Placement 19 26 25 200 -24%
Children released from Jamison 228 333 209 n/a 9%
Average day stay in Jamison 11.8 13.1 10.9 n/a 8%
Admissions - Breakdown by Age
  0-5 years 100 133 97 901 3%
  6-12 years 75 95 54 654 39%
  13-18 years 64 73 73 620 -12%
Court Intake
Number of children referred for investigation 312 212 143 1,802 118%
Number of families referred for investigation 165 111 86 967 92%
Number of petitions filed 127 143 81 991 57%
FM/FR/PP
Number of families receiving Family Maintenance 338 329 306 n/a 10%
Number of children receiving Family Maintenance 706 676 606 n/a 17%
  Court-ordered Family Maintenance (children) 309 334 304 n/a 2%
  Voluntary Family Maintenance (children) 397 342 302 n/a 31%
Number of children in out-of-home placements (FR&PP) 2,666 2,593 2,711 n/a -2%
  Number of children in Family Reunification 966 915 870 n/a 11%
  Number of children in Permanent Placement 1,700 1,678 1,841 n/a -8%
Number of children reunified with parents 30 34 18 n/a 67%
Number of children referred for adoptive study 32 32 70 n/a -54%
Adoption
Total number of children in Adoptive study 384 403 636 n/a -40%
Number of children Free, Not Placed 95 103 17 n/a 459%
  Number of children Under Study, Not Free 289 300 619 n/a -53%
Number of Finalized Adoptions 33 21 44 239 -25%
Number of New Adoptive Placements 17 24 32 293 -47%
Licensing
Number of Licensed homes 398 393 416 n/a -4%
Number of Foster Care applications pending 52 54 41 n/a 27%